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Krimmer Family History

Krimmer Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German krimmen ‘to pinch’, ‘to flex (the claws)’, a term used to denote a hawk or falcon and hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bird of prey or a metonymic occupational name for a falconer. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): inflected form of Krim.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Klemmer, Kimmer, Brimmer, Krammer, Kimmel, Kummer, Wimmer, Zimmer

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Where is the Krimmer family from?

You can see how Krimmer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krimmer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Krimmer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Krimmer families living in Wisconsin. This was about 89% of all the recorded Krimmer's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Krimmer families in 1880.
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What did your Krimmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist was the top reported job for people in the US named Krimmer. 38% of Krimmer men worked as a Machinist.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Machinist
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Krimmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krimmer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 281 immigration records available for the last name Krimmer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 505 military records available for the last name Krimmer. For the veterans among your Krimmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krimmer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Krimmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Krimmer in 1963 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

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